After a very long wait, a person from the Russian health ministry on Monday announced that the Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19 is more than 90% effective. he mentioned that this trial was done on the public itself rather than any ongoing trial.
The vaccine developers were Pfizer and BioNTech, who mentioned that their experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective.
“We are responsible for monitoring the effectiveness of the Sputnik V vaccine among citizens who have received it as part of the mass vaccination program,” Oksana Drapkina, director of a research institute under the health ministry, said in a statement.
“Based on our observations, its effectiveness is also more than 90%. The appearance of another effective vaccine – this is good news for everyone,” Drapkina said.